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domingo, 11 de diciembre de 2016

Brazilian squatters offer shelter from anti-gay violence

Brazilian squatters offer shelter from anti-gay violence
Members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, that have been invited to live in a building that the roofless movement has ...


Church that kicked out a pastor for supporting LGBT inclusivity probably regrets its choice now.

Church that kicked out a pastor for supporting LGBT inclusivity probably regrets its choice now.
- The reasons behind his removal from the church was his advocating for inclusion of anyone who identifies as LGBT Christians in the church. Well, the ...

Americans attempted suicide 12 times more than average last year

Americans attempted suicide 12 times more than average last year
- identified as "transsexual" — a term LGBT groups consider antiquated and discourage from use — and 5 percent identified simply as "crossdresser.".

HBO unveils two compelling LGBT documentaries

HBO unveils two compelling LGBT documentaries
- HBO Documentaries continues its strong stream of fine films examining the LGBT community with its two most recent releases: “Mariela Castro's ...

Evangelicals Explore Truce on LGBT and Religious Rights

Evangelicals Explore Truce on LGBT and Religious Rights
- They met with more than 200 leaders in 9 cities to discuss Fairness for All, an approach that would bring together religious liberty defenders and LGBT ...

LGBT people drink and smoke more than straight people, study finds

LGBT people drink and smoke more than straight people, study finds
- A new study has found that LGBT people drink and smoke more than heterosexual counterparts, and are more likely to suffer with depression.

LGBT advocates express frustration over Vatican document barring gay priests

LGBT advocates express frustration over Vatican document barring gay priests
- Groups that advocate for LGBT persons in the Catholic church are expressing frustration with a new Vatican document that reaffirms a 2005 instruction ...

Even Trump voters supported LGBT rights, poll shows

Even Trump voters supported LGBT rights, poll shows
- Even Trump voters supported LGBT rights, poll shows. Polling on behalf of HRC and Equality NC also shows HB 2 was the key issue in Gov.

Boosting innovation together

Boosting innovation together
Latin American countries have been able to reduce poverty significantly in the past decades, but they are still a long way off eradicating it completely.

Latinos need jobs, not gimmicks

Latinos need jobs, not gimmicks
Hispanics have a higher than the national average unemployment rate and many more are living below the poverty line. Most gut-wrenching, nearly a ...

CNN is Being Sued for Racial Discrimination...Again

CNN is Being Sued for Racial Discrimination...Again
- Black employees of CNN, Turner Broadcasting, and parent company Time ... “African-American employees have had to endure racial slurs and ...

The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
- The stories are told as if there was centralized leadership and planning in the white community. There is little acknowledgement of white dissent or white support for blacks. She does demonstrate that there was indeed a good deal of coordination, if not always centralized leadership, at each stage. But the deeper truth that she calls to our attention is this: that many or most whites, North as well as South, are not comfortable with black advancement and will support measures that will contain that advancement.

Republicans and the Future of Racial Politics

Republicans and the Future of Racial Politics
- Eight years after electing the first African-American president, not only are race relations getting worse, according to surveys, but the electorate ...

The everyday response to racism

The everyday response to racism
- The big difference is that African-Americans have at their disposal extensive cultural tools that tell them that, in the American context, racism ...

Study begins to shed light on racial disparities of cancer-causing genetic mutations

Study begins to shed light on racial disparities of cancer-causing genetic mutations
- We know African American women are more likely be diagnosed with breast cancer before age 45, and are more likely to die from breast cancer at ...

Jobs agency sued over alleged bias against Blacks

Jobs agency sued over alleged bias against Blacks
- A national job-placement firm discriminated against Blacks in favor of Hispanic workers to comply with racially based criteria of ...